It is quite popular about 2000
Skateboarding was on and off with popularity but I would have to say the biggest rise of popularity would be the 70's in the whole Dogtown Z-Boys era.
California is the state most known for skateboarding
definetly in California
Skateboarding is popular in most countries. That's why they have different contests for world-wide skaters. Skateboarding is most popular in the United States. Specifically, Skateboarding is most popular in California. California has many skateboading parks and lots of skateboarding stores. If you wanted to skateboard I would recommend California.
Skateboarding started at Venice, California USA it is also known as Dog Town
The first skateboard was made in California.
There are lots of advantages to skateboarding! Some of these include: * Improvement to balance * Learning of a new skill * Sponsorships * Popularity * Fun * Adrenal Bursts I'm sure there are many more, but always remember safety when skateboarding!